Our Application is Currently Closed

Our application has closed for the 2024 season but will re-open in August for our 2025 Cohort. Please complete our interest form to learn more and a recruitment team member will reach out in the coming weeks!

City Teaching Alliance Admissions Process

  • Online Application
    • Upload a copy of your resume and answer the two prompts to submit your application.
  • Meet with a Recruiter
    • Meet with a recruiter before pressing submit on your application to gain a better understanding of what it means to join the alliance.
  • Submit Application Materials
    • Submit a copy of your undergraduate transcripts and two recommenders before the final interview.
  • Phone Interview
    • Select applicants advance directly to the final interview, while some will have a supplemental phone interview.
  • Final Interview
    • Participate in a 90-minute virtual interview with members from the City Teaching Alliance community. 
Criteria for Program Eligibility


Prospective educators must:

  • Earn a bachelor’s degree by June 2025.
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • City Teaching Alliance can only accept applicants who are a citizen or national of the United States, permanent residents of the United States, or a DACA recipient.
Criteria for Program Eligibility

International Students

  • Applicants with a degree from a foreign university must have their transcript evaluated course-by-course and translated into English by a recognized agency.
  • The only exception would be degrees or credits earned at a Canadian higher education institution. We do not require an international course-by-course evaluation if (1) the transcript is in English, and (2) the institution is a member of Universities Canada [formerly the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)] or other accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.
International Students

Transcripts and Evaluations

What We Look For

Our Core Competencies

  • Relationship Building
  • Valuing Students & Communities
  • Learning & Continuously Improving
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Anti-Racism
  • Commitment to City Teaching Alliance’s Mission
  • Adaptability & Perseverance
  • Organization & Communication Skills

What comes next?

Our application has closed for the 2024 season but will re-open in August for our 2025 Cohort. 

In the meantime, please complete our “Learn More” form, and we will be in touch with other opportunities to engage with City Teaching Alliance over the coming weeks!

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